MAN ARRESTED AFTER SHOTS ARE FIRED IN YUCCA VALLEY

A Yucca Valley man, who was a suspect in a case of shots fired in Yucca Valley Wednesday night, was arrested by the California Highway Patrol early Thursday morning when he was found driving a stolen car. According to Sheriff and CHP reports, J.R. Ballard, 19, went to a home

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LEARN THE ABC’S OF WATER FROM THE MOJAVE WATER AGENCY

In the midst of a prolonged, statewide drought, learn more about the ABC’s of water from the Mojave water Agency. Reporter Cassie Zimarik tells you how to sign up…

With the new mandatory drought regulations, it can be tough to maintain your landscape. In the hands-on session titled “Putting Your

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BLOOD DRIVE IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

LifeStream will conduct a community blood drive on Saturday, June 27, at Wal-Mart in Yucca Valley from 11 to 3. Donors will receive incentives. In addition, LifeStream now offers free cholesterol screening with every blood donation. Those aged 18 to 44 years may register for Be the Match bone marrow

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SECOND WEEK OF YOUTH CAMP AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM

The Nature Museum Kids Camp begins its second week of a four week summer camp. You can register each week as the camp continues. Here’s reporter Rebecca Havely to tell you how…

Eat well, play well is the theme of the Yucca Valley youth camp at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum.

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AN EVENING OF ART, MUSIC, AND FILM IN JOSHUA TREE

BoxoHouse will present an evening of art, music, and film Saturday, June 27, in commemoration of the Stonewall riots of 1969. The event will begin at 4 p.m. with the opening of “Stonewalled: A Commemoration and Celebration of the Stonewall Riots,” an exhibition of works by painter John Luckett and

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SKY’S THE LIMIT STAR PARTY SATURDAY NIGHT

Sky’s the Limit will host a star party Saturday, June 27. The star party will start at the Twentynine Palms observatory about 9 p.m. and end about midnight. The highlight of the evening will be the waxing gibbous moon, along with Saturn and its rings. Bring water, snacks, chairs, and

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EXTREME MIDGET WRESTLING AT TORTOISE ROCK CASINO TONIGHT

Some over-the-top fun tonight at the Tortoise Rock Casino. Managing editor Tami Roleff has more on Extreme Midget Wrestling…

Called the Best Alternative Act by “Night Club and Bar” magazine, Extreme Midget Wrestling is coming to Tortoise Rock Casino Friday night. The Baddest Little Show on Earth features wrestlers Li’l

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STAR TWIRLERS SQUARE DANCE TONIGHT

The Star Twirlers Square Dance Club is hosting a Plus-level square dance at the Yucca Valley Elks Lodge at 55946 Yucca Trail in Yucca Valley tonight. Richard Brewer will be calling squares from 7:30 to 10:00 p.m. Lines will be cued from 7:00 to 7:30 p.m. and between tips. For

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SPUDTACULAR AT THE TWENTYNINE PALMS UMC CHURCH

The United Methodist Church of Twentynine Palms will hold a “Spudtacular” baked potato dinner, this Sunday, June 28, starting at 5 p.m. Load up your potato with bacon and all the extras. Fix a salad, choose a drink, and end your meal with a dish of ice cream. The church

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SMOKE CANCELS TWO OUTDOOR EVENTS

Due to the excessive heat and smoke in the air, the Mane Street Stampede Wild West Show in Pioneertown is cancelled this weekend. The car wash sponsored by the Yucca Valley High School marching band and color guard has been cancelled, and instead, the students will accept donations of water,

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BURNS CANYON AND RIMROCK EVACUATED, THE LATEST ON THE LAKE FIRE

The San Bernardino County Fire Department ordered mandatory evacuations of Burns Canyon and the Rimrock areas about 10:00 p.m. last night. Pioneertown is now under a voluntary evacuation. Residents are concerned about the huge plumes of smoke coming from the Lake Fire near Morongo Valley and Pioneertown. A U.S. Forest

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL PART 2: LAKE FIRE, NON-PROFITS, MARKETING

Although the Twentynine Palms City Council was down to three members at its June 23 meeting (with members Cora Heiser and John Cole away with excused absences), the meeting was not short on topics. Reporter Dan Stork broke his report into two parts. Today: A Joshua Tree National Park presentation,

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VANDALS TRASH CLASSROOMS AT TWENTYNINE PALMS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Vandals broke into the Twentynine Palms Elementary School last night and completely trashed two classrooms. Shortly before 7:30 p.m., firefighters and Sheriff’s deputies were called to the school because vandals broke the front windows to two classrooms. While inside the classrooms, the vandals broke six fire boxes and emptied the

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BURGLARS SCARED OFF AT TWO HOMES IN YUCCA VALLEY WEDNESDAY MORNING

Suspected burglars were scared off at two nearby residences in Yucca Valley early Wednesday morning. According to Sheriff’s reports, a resident in the 7400 block of Warren Vista Avenue said two suspects shined a light through his window about 4 a.m. When he got up to call 911, the power

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT NAMES NEW GENERAL MANAGER

The Twentynine Palms Water District board approved a new budget and general manager last night. Reporter Rebecca Havely was there and files this report…

Last night, the Twentynine Palms Water District Board of Directors approved the budget for the 2015-2016 fiscal year at nearly $3.6 million. Board President Sam Moore

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WOMAN ARRESTED FOR SECOND TIME IN A WEEK ON DRUG CHARGES

A woman who was arrested Thursday on drug charges was arrested again Tuesday, suspected of selling drugs. According to a Sheriff’s report, Sheriff’s deputies were called to a motel in the 54800 block of 29 Palms Highway about 11 a.m. about a couple staying in a room who may be

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A CORRECTION ON A DRUG ARREST

We have a correction about a story we ran on Tuesday about a man, Richard Salazar, who was arrested Monday after he was found with methamphetamine. There were two men, both named Richard Salazar, who were arrested. Richard Allen Salazar, 21, was arrested Friday on Bannock Trail on suspicion of

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A BUSY SATURDAY SET FOR MORONGO VALLEY

A busy day is planned in Morongo Valley this Saturday. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has a rundown on all the activities planned at the far west end of the Morongo Basin…

This will be a busy Saturday in Morongo Valley’s Covington Park. At 10 a.m. is the dedication of a monument

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JOSHUA TREE CHAMBER TO HOLD ADA COMPLIANCE FORUM

Due to the recent spate of lawsuits against Morongo Basin businesses for being out of compliance with the American with Disabilities Act, the Joshua Tree Chamber of Commerce plans to hold a forum to discuss ADA compliance and strategies. Small business owners and the general public from throughout the Morongo

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MOVIES IN THE PARK IN TWENTYNINE PALMS: TONIGHT “MALEFICENT”

The City of Twentynine Palms Recreation Department presents Movies in Luckie Park on Thursday nights through July 30, on the North side of the racquetball courts starting at approximately 8:30pm. This is an opportunity for the community to gather and enjoy family entertainment at its best. Tonight, the movie is

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